Nov. 12, 2009 -- Initial Charges Filed. The initial charges filed against Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan alleged 13 specifications of premeditated murder, in violation of Article 118, Uniform Code of Military Justice.These are allegations and the accused is considered innocent until and unless proven guilty. The victims in these specifications are all Soldiers, with one victim being a retired Soldier.
Dec. 2, 2009 -- Attempted Premeditated Murder Charges Filed. An additional charge was filed against Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan for 32 specifications of attempted premeditated murder in violation of Article 80, Uniform Code of Military Justice. As with the initial charge, these are allegations only and the accused is presumed innocent until proven otherwise. The victims in these specifications include 30 Soldiers and two civilians (two Fort Hood police officers).